Othello Act 3 Scene 1 Quiz

“Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked," Machiavelli warned. It's too bad Iago had already checked out The Prince from the local Venetian library, because Cassio could really have learned a thing or two about manipulation, as could several of the other characters caught in Iago's manipulative web. Be sure you understand this tangle of intentions by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Act 3, Scene 1 of Othello. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!

  1. Who does Iago say he will keep away from Cassio?

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  2. What does Emilia tell Cassio that Othello and Desdemona are discussing?

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  3. Who pays musicians to perform for Othello and Desdemona?

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  4. What does the clown tell the musicians?

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  5. True or False: Emilia is Iago's wife

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